News for Saturday, September 24, 2005


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People Briefs

Parker doesn't think of herself as a fashion icon

Duluth officials hope to award contract on City Hall building

DULUTH - Now that the field of bidders has been narrowed to three, Duluth officials hope to award the design-build contract for the new City Hall at a special meeting tentatively set for Oct. 4.

World Briefs

Suicide bomber targets bus; two Americans killed

Buford blasts East Hall 48-0

BUFORD - The future Wolves were paraded in front of the home crowd on youth football night in Buford Friday night.

Collins Hill Rocks Duluth 34-24

SUWANEE - If Chevrolet ever needs a pitch man for its "Like a Rock" truck commercials, the company need look no further than Collins Hill High School. Just ask the Duluth Wildcats.

Lions spoil Chattahoochee's homecoming

ALPHARETTA - Homecoming usually means the home team schedules an opponent it feels it can easily beat. Friday night's results show that Chattahoochee made a grave error in judgment.

What happened to impartial?

The only interesting part of the Senate's vote on chief justice nominee John Roberts next week will be which Democrats vote against him.

State Briefs

Appeals court sends NAACP suit back to district court

Nation Briefs

Embattled FDA Commissioner Crawford resigns

YMCA hosting youth lock-in

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Metro Atlanta YMCA will hold its fall 2005 youth lock-in at the J.M. Tull-Gwinnett Family Branch on Sugarloaf this weekend.

It's deja vu all over again

Texas is one of my favorite places. Texas has an attitude. When you cross over into Georgia there is a benign sign that says, "Welcome to Georgia." When you cross over into Texas the sign says, "Don't Mess With Texas." I like that. It shows spunk.

Chapple, running game keep GAC undefeated

ALPHARETTA - Greater Atlanta Christian must have been thankful when the clock expired on Friday night.

Rams rebound with thrashing of Meadowcreek

NORCROSS - Grayson's rushing attack racked up 379 yards and six touchdowns as the Rams bounced back from last week's loss to Central Gwinnett with a 45-7 win over Meadowcreek on Friday.

Dacula beats Northview, moves into first place in Region 7-AAAAA

DULUTH - Dacula moved into first place in Region 7-AAAAA Friday night, posting a 35-0 rout over host Northview to become the only unbeaten team in region play.

New City Hall gives Buford room to grow

BUFORD - Billing clerk Suzi Philmon is all packed up. At quitting time Friday afternoon, she left her window where for four years she had collected money for new utility services and monthly bills. Monday morning, she will carry her one box of belongings to Buford's new City Hall and set up her things at the drive-through window - something Buford citizens aren't used to.

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Letters to the Editor

Why can't we capture terrorist leaders?

Couch's ninth-inning hit propels Hebron to win

DACULA - Syd Couch got the game-winning hit with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth, boosting Hebron Christian past Commerce 6-5 in softball Friday.

Wesleyan erupts in second half for 42-14 win

BLAIRSVILLE - Wesleyan scored 28 unanswered points in the second half as the Wolves pulled away from Union County for a 42-14 win in Region 8-AA play Friday night.

Ernest Lee

Ernest Alfred Lee, age 90 of Snellville, GA passed away September 22, 2005. He was preceded in death by his first wife of 45 years, Opal Paden Lee, and wife ...

Darwin Dacus

Darwin Cooper Dacus, Sr., age 74, died September 21, 2005. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, retired from AT&T after 31 years, and a graduate of Millsaps ...

Eddie Eubanks

Mr. Eddie G. Eubanks, age 45, of Sugar Hill, GA went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, September 22, 2005. Surviving are: Children: April ...

Terry Butler

Mr. Terry Butler, age 38, of Braselton, Georgia, died September 22, 2005. Funeral arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-1361.

Donald Tolbert

Donald A. Tolbert, age 81 of Lawrenceville, died Thursday, September 22, 2005. Memorial Services will be held 3:00 PM, Sunday, September 25, 2005 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...

Sharon Senn

Sharon Elizabeth Senn, age 46 of Hoschton died Saturday, September 17, 2005. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, GA. 30045 (770)962-3100

Shirley Sargent

Miss Shirley C. Sargent, age 89, of Jefferson, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2005 after an extended illness. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson has charge of arrangements, 706-367-5467.

Lana Cheek

Lana Leah Cox Cheek, age 42, of Lawrenceville, GA, was taken to heaven in the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on September 22, 2005. Arrangements by Bill ...

Carole George

Carole Clifton George, age 63, of Greensboro, GA, died Thursday, September 22, 2005 at Minnie G. Boswell Memorial Hospital. Mrs. George was born February 5, 1942 in Colbert, GA to ...

Helia Graham

Helia Lee Graham, age 83 of Doraville, GA passed away September 22, 2005. She was preceded in death by her son, Wheeler Little. She is survived by: Daughter & Son ...